Oklahoma Senator Helps Raise Wall on Tulsa Habitat Home
A recently retired Oklahoma Senator will use his remaining campaign funds to sponsor a house for a person in need today with the help of a local non-profit organization.
Senator Tom Adelson will be in attendance with Habitat for Humanity for a wall raising ceremony at a home being built for a Tulsa resident in need. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 am at 1013 E. Haskell Street.
"I am hoping that the generous donors who have supported me through my political career will help me build this home," Senator Adelson said. "We can get together and hammer, saw, paint and plaster until the house is built."
Paul Kent, executive director of Tulsa Habitat for Humanity, said the chapter appreciates the work Senator Adelson has done for them during his time in the Oklahoma Senate and now in his retirement.
"We are looking forward to building with his friends here in Tulsa," Kent said.
Tulsa Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing service dedicated to building decent, affordable housing in partnership with those in need in the Tulsa area, according to a press release. Since 1988, the Tulsa chapter has worked with over 250 families to build homes that they will buy.
For more information on the organization here in Tulsa, check their website at www.habitat-tulsa.org.
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